ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has invited gas consumers and the general public for public hearings on the Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited’s petition for an increase in its average prescribed price by Rs 133.31 per mmbtu effective July 1, 2020.
The gas utility is seeking total increase in average prescribed price by Rs 670.75 per mmbtu after including Rs 173.6 billion shortfall of previous years, and projected shortfall of Rs 43.067 billion for the financial year 2020-2021.
The gas company has estimated re-gasified liquefied natural gas cost of service at Rs 104.21 mmbtu with effect from July 1, 2020.
The cost of RLNG diverted towards domestic sector during winter has also been claimed at Rs 73.8 billion. The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited has also asked for Rs 2.80 per mmbtu as additional revenue for installation of the LPG Air Mix projects for remote areas where system gas is not available.